APD arrests teen, man in fatal Mountain View shooting

APD arrests teen, man in fatal Mountain View shooting

Anchorage police say a teenage boy, the second of two people who died in two hours Friday night during separate Mountain View shootings, was killed by another teen who gave the gun he used to a man.

Chris Klint
Suspects sought in 1 of 2 Mountain View homicides

Suspects sought in 1 of 2 Mountain View homicides

Two Mountain View homicides in less than two hours early Friday evening appear to be unrelated, police said, with at least one suspect still sought in the later of the two cases.

Chris Klint
Southeast Alaska park sees second air accident in a week

Southeast Alaska park sees second air accident in a week

A second pilot has been rescued from an aircraft accident this week in Southeast Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Chris Klint
Swimmer's itch reported at Jewel Lake

Swimmer's itch reported at Jewel Lake

Before you take a dip at Anchorage lakes, local health officials hope you’ll heed their warning: a nasty parasite may be coming to a beach near you.

Shannon Ballard
STAR sexual abuse crisis line calls are up

STAR sexual abuse crisis line calls are up

Calls to the Standing Together Against Rape (STAR) crisis line were 20-precent higher last year.

Makayla Clark
Family says video shows wanted man casing house

Family says video shows wanted man casing house

APD identified the man as 29-year-old Jake Lish who has an outstanding warrant for a probation violation on vehicle theft. A spokesperson called Lish a "person of interest" in this latest case.

Heather Hintze
Stronger state load law not signed before rock killed boy

Stronger state load law not signed before rock killed boy

A bill that would increase penalties for people who drive with unsecured loads that injure people has passed the Alaska Legislature. Kelly Roy helped make it happen.

Lauren Maxwell
Lawmakers scrutinize salmon habitat initiative

Lawmakers scrutinize salmon habitat initiative

A Senate panel on Friday heard concerns from Gov. Bill Walker’s administration over a ballot measure to update fish habitat laws.

Steve Quinn
Sterling crash leaves motorcyclist dead

Sterling crash leaves motorcyclist dead

The driver of a motorcycle was killed Thursday evening in a Sterling collision with a pickup truck, Alaska State Troopers said.

Chris Klint
Arson fire destroys home in Pilot Station 'party'

Arson fire destroys home in Pilot Station 'party'

Four people from a northwest Alaska village are in custody after Alaska State Troopers say a home was deliberately burned last weekend.

Jennifer Summers
APD names motorcyclist killed in Muldoon crash

APD names motorcyclist killed in Muldoon crash

A man driving a motorcycle died late Wednesday in a Muldoon collision, according to Anchorage police.

Chris Klint
APD officer cleared in stabbing suspect's shooting

APD officer cleared in stabbing suspect's shooting

An Anchorage police officer has been legally cleared in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man who had just stabbed a woman, state prosecutors said Friday.

Chris Klint
Truck, driver tentatively ID'd in rock fall that killed boy

Truck, driver tentatively ID'd in rock fall that killed boy

Investigators believe they know whose truck a rock fell from on the Sterling Highway Thursday afternoon, fatally striking an 8-year-old boy in a passing car, but haven’t yet named the driver.

Chris Klint
Fish and Game still seeks bear in Eagle River maulings

Fish and Game still seeks bear in Eagle River maulings

State officials are still trying to find the brown bear sow responsible for two Eagle River maulings last month including one that was fatal, after killing three bears last week and catching others in nearby traps.

Jennifer Summers
What's with the fog, clouds? Clear skies ahead

What's with the fog, clouds? Clear skies ahead

Anchorage, what's with all this fog and clouds? Don't worry, There is still a great weekend in store.

Zach Rover
Man convicted of attempted child sex crimes

Man convicted of attempted child sex crimes

An Anchorage man could face up to life in prison for multiple attempted child sex crimes, authorities say. 

Mary Simton
APD: Woman hurt in Koot's parking lot shooting

APD: Woman hurt in Koot's parking lot shooting

Anchorage police say they're looking for witnesses after a woman was shot in the Koot's parking lot early Friday morning.

Mary Simton
'Get Out' and go hike the backside of Flattop

'Get Out' and go hike the backside of Flattop

Whether you're new in town or looking for someplace new to explore, we want you to "get out" and get to know Alaska.

Cassie Schirm
Rock kills boy, 8, in car on Sterling Highway

Rock kills boy, 8, in car on Sterling Highway

A young Eagle River boy died on the Sterling Highway Thursday afternoon, after a large rock fell from another vehicle and struck him in a car.

Chris Klint
Reality Check: What the Helsinki?

Reality Check: What the Helsinki?

In this week’s Reality Check John Tracy weighs in on the President’s controversial press conference, but is more concerned about what the President might have said in private.

John Tracy
Police name Anchorage bicycle shooting victim

Police name Anchorage bicycle shooting victim

An Anchorage shooting over a bicycle has become a homicide case after the victim’s death, police said Wednesday.

Chris Klint
Witnesses describe pilot’s takeoff struggle before fatal crash

Witnesses describe pilot’s takeoff struggle before fatal crash

Colt Richter was killed after his plane went down just a minute after leaving Willow Lake. His two passengers survived.

Heather Hintze
Russian totem pole signifies friendship

Russian totem pole signifies friendship

Carvers from the Siberian city of Yakutsk are in Anchorage making a traditional totem pole. The pole signifies friendship between the two countries.

Lauren Maxwell
Overboard fisherman sought near Pilot Point

Overboard fisherman sought near Pilot Point

A 25-year-old man who fell overboard Thursday from a fishing vessel on the Ugashik River is being sought by U.S. Coast Guard searchers and good Samaritans.

Chris Klint
Anchorage park could be named after cyclist killed there

Anchorage park could be named after cyclist killed there

An effort is under way to change the name of an Anchorage park, in honor of a bicyclist killed by a drunk driver.

James Gaddis
Legislative panel: Eastman committed ethics violation

Legislative panel: Eastman committed ethics violation

A legislative ethics panel on Thursday ruled “clear and convincing evidence” existed when ruling state Rep. David Eastman violated ethics law by disclosing the existence of a complaint deemed confidential.

Steve Quinn
Charges: Teen fought off Eagle River kidnap attempt

Charges: Teen fought off Eagle River kidnap attempt

"He's the real hero in all of this. His information helped lead to a fast arrest." 13 year old boy from Eagle River fights off a kidnapping attempt along bike path on Old Glenn Highway

Scott Gross
Pilot swims away from Southeast Alaska plane crash

Pilot swims away from Southeast Alaska plane crash

The pilot and sole occupant of a plane that crashed Wednesday in Southeast Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve was well-prepared, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, and survived with "minimal injuries.”

Chris Klint
Feds sentence man caught with 'pedophile handbook'

Feds sentence man caught with 'pedophile handbook'

An Anchorage man who was initially feared to have local child victims was sentenced Thursday to eight and a half years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. 

Daniella Rivera
Covenant House receives $1M to help homeless kids

Covenant House receives $1M to help homeless kids

The Alaska chapter of social services group Covenant House has received a seven-figure grant intended to help get homeless children off Alaska’s streets.

Chris Klint
Juneau's Mendenhall Lake under flood warning

Juneau's Mendenhall Lake under flood warning

A flood warning is in effect Thursday for Juneau's Mendenhall Lake and surrounding areas.

Melissa Frey
State: Killed brown bears not involved in Soltis death

State: Killed brown bears not involved in Soltis death

Recent DNA tests on a sow brown bear and two cubs killed last Friday not involved in missing hiker death, Fish and Game said.

Mary Simton
Anchorage International Airport conducts live fire training

Anchorage International Airport conducts live fire training

If you see smoke or fire near the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport don't be alarmed -- it's just a training exercise.

Mary Simton
Pilot ID'd in fatal plane crash near Willow Lake

Pilot ID'd in fatal plane crash near Willow Lake

Alaska State Troopers have identified the pilot who was killed in a plane crash near Willow Lake Wednesday night. 

Chris Klint
Don't get scammed: Here's how to 'Donate with Honor'

Don't get scammed: Here's how to 'Donate with Honor'

Alaska, along with every other state in the nation wants to help you avoid veteran charity scams. 

Mary Simton
2 hurt in East Anchorage RV crash

2 hurt in East Anchorage RV crash

Police are investigating a crash involving a truck and an RV that sent two people to the hospital with injuries.

Mary Simton
Alaska sea creature identified as decomposing whale

Alaska sea creature identified as decomposing whale

A sea creature that Alaskan fishermen believed to be a giant squid turned out to be the decaying carcass of a humpback whale.

Associated Press
Biologists kill 4 black bears at Muldoon campground

Biologists kill 4 black bears at Muldoon campground

State biologists have killed four black bears at a campground near Muldoon Road, after reports of bears tearing open tents looking for food.

Chris Klint
5 arrested, charged in theft investigation

5 arrested, charged in theft investigation

Anchorage police say they've arrested and charged five people following a theft investigation.  

Chris Klint
SUV shot, damaged at Arctic Valley trailhead

SUV shot, damaged at Arctic Valley trailhead

Kara Jones returned from an Arctic Valley hike with friends to find that one of their SUVs had been shot several times.

Heather Hintze
State asks for money back after Medicaid mistake

State asks for money back after Medicaid mistake

The state is now asking medical providers to pay for a $15 million mistake.

Liz Raines
Man arrested after shots fired near Northway Mall

Man arrested after shots fired near Northway Mall

A call Wednesday night involving gunfire near the Northway Mall ended with one man behind bars, police said.

Chris Klint
JBER installs its first female commander

JBER installs its first female commander

Air Force Col. Patricia A. Csànk has taken command of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, the first woman ever to do so, in a change of command ceremony Friday.

Chris Klint
Outstanding or failure: Assembly member disagrees over 'Bridgepocalypse'

Outstanding or failure: Assembly member disagrees over 'Bridgepocalypse'

Assemblymember Amy Demboski refuses to support a resolution honoring state and Muni workers who responded to the so-called “Bridgepocalypse” event in March.

Emily Carlson
Seafood analyst: Trump's proposed tariffs hurt Alaska

Seafood analyst: Trump's proposed tariffs hurt Alaska

Alaska's seafood industry should brace for another setback in the growing trade war with China, according to an industry analyst.

Liz Raines
2 boys ID’d in Mountain View playground fire

2 boys ID’d in Mountain View playground fire

Two young boys are responsible for a $100,000 fire last week at an Anchorage school playground, according to police, with few details available regarding the blaze.

Chris Klint
Report: Weather was deteriorating before Alaska plane crash

Report: Weather was deteriorating before Alaska plane crash

Investigators say a pilot who crashed a charter plane on a mountain in Alaska initially confused the snow-covered slopes with a body of water in deteriorating weather conditions.

Associated Press
Man arrested for kidnapping attempt in Eagle River

Man arrested for kidnapping attempt in Eagle River

A 19-year-old was arrested for kidnapping and assault charges on a 13-year-old boy in Eagle River

Scott Gross
Anchorage man charged with OUI, assault

Anchorage man charged with OUI, assault

An Anchorage man was arrested on OUI and assault charges after he pointed a gun at his girlfriend, then proceeded to drive drunk Tuesday afternoon, authorities say. 

Mary Simton
Cannabis festival investigated for allowing pot consumption

Cannabis festival investigated for allowing pot consumption

The director of the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office will recommend a fine for organizers of a cannabis festival that allowed public consumption of pot.

Associated Press
Candidate for Alaska House doesn't live in Alaska

Candidate for Alaska House doesn't live in Alaska

Some Alaska Democratic party leaders are questioning the candidacy of a woman running in their U.S. House primary.

Associated Press
Anchorage man sentenced to life for kidnapping, shooting 2 brothers

Anchorage man sentenced to life for kidnapping, shooting 2 brothers

An Anchorage man will spend the rest of his life in prison after he was convicted of kidnapping and shooting two brothers. 

Mary Simton
Walker signs Alaska workplace smoking ban

Walker signs Alaska workplace smoking ban

A ban on smoking in workplaces across Alaska is now the law of the land, after being signed by Gov. Bill Walker.

Scott Gross
Price, space push new homes to Mat-Su

Price, space push new homes to Mat-Su

In 2016, nearly half of Alaska's new homes were built in the Mat-Su.

Heather Hintze
DeBarr Road reopens after East Anchorage crash

DeBarr Road reopens after East Anchorage crash

Anchorage police responded to a DeBarr Road vehicle collision Tuesday night.

Chris Klint
MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.

Associated Press
Mat-Su crime prompts call for borough-funded policing

Mat-Su crime prompts call for borough-funded policing

As Alaska State Troopers struggle to keep up with crime in the Mat-Su Borough, a borough Assembly member is asking voters to pick up the tab.

Liz Raines
ABL fan's favorite seat is left-field choice

ABL fan's favorite seat is left-field choice

Mark Corbin has cheered for the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks from his left-field seat since they moved to town.

Dave Leval
Parnell backs Dunleavy over Treadwell for governor

Parnell backs Dunleavy over Treadwell for governor

Former Alaska governor Sean Parnell has endorsed Mike Dunleavy over Mead Treadwell, who served as Parnell’s lieutenant governor during his first full term.

Steve Quinn
Anchorage shooting suspect bit by K-9, arrested

Anchorage shooting suspect bit by K-9, arrested

Anchorage police arrested the suspect in a July 4th shooting at a mid-town park over a bicycle.

Jennifer Summers
'It hurts my heart:' Sale starts at last Alaska Blockbusters

'It hurts my heart:' Sale starts at last Alaska Blockbusters

The Blockbuster Video store in East Anchorage began a clearance sale Tuesday, as the chain's last Alaska locations close.

Lauren Maxwell
Troopers: Dumped Mat-Su fish could be old catch

Troopers: Dumped Mat-Su fish could be old catch

Salmon dumped along the KGB highway could be from last year according to Alaska Wildlife Trooper investigators.

Scott Gross
Vehicle found in Dimond-Minnesota shooting

Vehicle found in Dimond-Minnesota shooting

Anchorage police have located the vehicle from which they say shots were fired at an SUV, leaving the SUV's driver suffering multiple gunshot wounds. 

Liz Thomas
Ethics panel hearing complaint against Eastman

Ethics panel hearing complaint against Eastman

Republican Rep. David Eastman requested the formal hearing on the subcommittee's probable cause finding, released earlier this year.

Associated Press
Nenana lifts notice to boil water from city system

Nenana lifts notice to boil water from city system

A city south of Fairbanks has lifted a notice for residents to boil their water.

Associated Press
Murkowski 'stunned' that Trump didn't confront Putin

Murkowski 'stunned' that Trump didn't confront Putin

Alaska's senior U.S. senator says she is "stunned" that President Trump did not confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over election interference.

Associated Press
Mom says son threatened with gun on the playground

Mom says son threatened with gun on the playground

An Anchorage mom says teenagers threatened her 8-year-old son on the Airport Heights playground.

Lauren Maxwell
Spenardian wins palm tree bid

Spenardian wins palm tree bid

Jay Stange says he has the winning bid for a neon palm tree that stood for years in Spenard.
Stange wants to keep the sign in the neighborhood as a public art piece.

Lauren Maxwell
ITC announces 4 new board members

ITC announces 4 new board members

The Iditarod Trail Committee Monday announced four new members elected to their board of directors. 

Liz Thomas
Juneau glacier monitored for possible record flooding

Juneau glacier monitored for possible record flooding

Scientists in Alaska are closely watching the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, for what could be record flooding in the area.

Liz Raines
'Putin understands power:' Sullivan discusses Helsinki meeting

'Putin understands power:' Sullivan discusses Helsinki meeting

President Donald Trump met with Russian leader Vladimir Putin Monday in Finland.

Liz Raines
Register by Sunday to vote in Alaska’s 2018 elections

Register by Sunday to vote in Alaska’s 2018 elections

State elections workers are urging unregistered Alaskans to sign up early for voting in this year’s Aug. 21 primary elections, with several offices open through this weekend ahead of Sunday’s deadline to register.

Chris Klint
Traffic stop nabs man sought in Kenai-area burglaries

Traffic stop nabs man sought in Kenai-area burglaries

A 27-year-old man wanted on dozens of counts in connection with burglaries at seasonal properties near Kenai last winter was arrested Saturday by Alaska State Troopers.

Chris Klint
Hundreds of dead fish dumped off KGB Road

Hundreds of dead fish dumped off KGB Road

Hundreds of fish were dumped over a cliff near milepost 14.5 on Knik-Goose Bridge R

KTVA Web Staff
Homer police officer overwhelmed by community support

Homer police officer overwhelmed by community support

"Good news and bad news. Kidney stones are the least of your worries, you have cancer." Homer police officer is overwhelmed by the support of his community as he battles stage four kidney cancer.

Scott Gross
Daybreak stymies dogs with #WhatTheFluff trick

Daybreak stymies dogs with #WhatTheFluff trick

KTVA's Daybreak is trying out a new viral video trend that has dogs around the world thinking, "What the fluff?"

Cassie Schirm
Fresh International Garden provides refugees with urban farming skills

Fresh International Garden provides refugees with urban farming skills

Catholic Social Services runs a refugee program that includes a course in urban farming, but participants learn more than just growing skills.

Lauren Maxwell
NPS suspends search for overboard passenger

NPS suspends search for overboard passenger

The National Park Service has suspended their search for a man reported as overboard from a cruise ship in Glacier Bay National Park.

Liz Thomas
1 assaulted with bat in Wasilla, AST says

1 assaulted with bat in Wasilla, AST says

Alaska State Troopers are investigating a Saturday night assault in Wasilla in which at least one person was struck with a bat. 

Liz Thomas
City of Nenana issues boil water notice due to leak

City of Nenana issues boil water notice due to leak

The city of Nenana has issued a boil water notice after a leak was discovered in the city's water main.

Associated Press
Alabama man makes lawn journey to Alaska

Alabama man makes lawn journey to Alaska

Alaska is the 49th state in which Rodney Smith, Jr. is cutting lawns as part of his 50-Yard Challenge.

Dave Leval
Land-in-trust applications by Alaska tribes under review

Land-in-trust applications by Alaska tribes under review

The Trump Administration is re-examining whether Alaska tribes can create sovereign areas.

Associated Press
Eagle River hosts annual Bear Paw Festival parade

Eagle River hosts annual Bear Paw Festival parade

Thousands of people gathered in Eagle River Saturday for the 33rd Bear Paw Festival’s parade, the centerpiece of the annual summer carnival.

Chris Klint
Sand Lake man says men cased his home on video

Sand Lake man says men cased his home on video

Amid a wave of home and vehicle break-ins in Anchorage, one homeowner and his neighbors are speaking out.

John Thompson
Witnesses, responders pull man from Gastineau Channel

Witnesses, responders pull man from Gastineau Channel

A man knocked unconscious was rescued from the waters of Juneau's Gastineau Channel with the help of bystanders and emergency responders.

Associated Press
Group creates free reusable shopping bags

Group creates free reusable shopping bags

A group in Anchorage makes shopping bags and gives them away for free.

Jennifer Summers
Cancer survivors react to Kikkan's breast cancer diagnosis

Cancer survivors react to Kikkan's breast cancer diagnosis

A support group called Women LISTEN meets every Friday to share their stories and experiences of battling cancer. They say Kikkan's fight shows the disease doesn't discriminate.

Heather Hintze
Injured vets due big tax refunds because of computer glitch

Injured vets due big tax refunds because of computer glitch

More than 130,000 U.S. veterans who were released from service due to injuries sustained in combat are due substantial federal income tax refunds because of a Department of Defense error that stretched on for decades.

CBS News
APD arrests 2 in Fairview drive-by shooting that injured toddler

APD arrests 2 in Fairview drive-by shooting that injured toddler

Anchorage Police said Friday they've arrested and charged two men in connection with a May shooting in Anchorage's Fairview neighborhood that left a young girl injured. 

Liz Thomas
Biologists kill bear suspected in Eagle River maulings

Biologists kill bear suspected in Eagle River maulings

A brown bear which may have been involved in Eagle River maulings last month which left one man dead and another man injured has been killed by state biologists.

Lauren Maxwell
Fire tears through home in Hillside

Fire tears through home in Hillside

A home on Anchorage's Hillside suffered extensive damage after a fire Friday afternoon.

Liz Thomas
Rep. Young seeks flexibility for fisheries management

Rep. Young seeks flexibility for fisheries management

A revision of a federal law sponsored by a congressman from Alaska seeks to add flexibility to fisheries management.

Associated Press
Anchorage man charged with murder in January shooting

Anchorage man charged with murder in January shooting

An 18-year-old man is facing murder charges in connection with the January shooting of a man at an Anchorage trailer park.

Chris Klint
Alaska union head wants two-man governor's race

Alaska union head wants two-man governor's race

Vince Beltrami, president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, says Gov. Bill Walker and Mark Begich need to join forces - or one of them needs to drop out.

Emily Carlson
Get out and go hike Thunderbird Falls

Get out and go hike Thunderbird Falls

Thunderbird Falls is a leisurely 2-mile walk located along the Eklutna River.

Cassie Schirm
Beier convicted in 2015 double shooting

Beier convicted in 2015 double shooting

A jury has found Christian Beier guilty in the 2015 Anchorage shootings of a woman he was dating and his friend, which Beier’s defense had claimed was the result of a love triangle.

Chris Klint
Armed man in custody after SWAT standoff

Armed man in custody after SWAT standoff

Anchorage police have taken a man who was reportedly “brandishing a weapon” late Wednesday into custody, after an overnight standoff in which the department's SWAT team deployed gas.

Chris Klint
Feds: Ice accumulation likely in F/V Destination sinking

Feds: Ice accumulation likely in F/V Destination sinking

Federal accident investigators say evidence indicates an ice accumulation likely led to the deadly sinking of a crab boat last year near an Alaska island.

Associated Press
Suspect wanted in alleged bus stop beating

Suspect wanted in alleged bus stop beating

Anchorage Police say a man pushed, slapped and punched his girlfriend as she walked to a bus stop in late June.

Joe Vigil
Reality Check: What will Lisa do?

Reality Check: What will Lisa do?

Senator Lisa Murkowski is considered a swing vote in the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. John Tracy says anyone who thinks they can predict how Murkowski will vote needs a Reality Check.

John Tracy

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